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McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial

 
 
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
1. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  
This memorial in memory of
Union soldiers who fell in battle
was dedicated on May 31, 1909, and
maintained by McCook Post No. 51, G.A.R.

In 1998 the statue was refurbished and
a new pedestal was erected. On June 2, 2001
this Monument was rededicated by the
Veterans' Day Committee of Iola.

Erected May 30, 1909

 
Erected 1909 by McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 55.517′ N, 95° 24.811′ W. Marker is in Iola, Kansas, in Allen County. Monument is near the northern boundary of Iola Cemetery, off US Highway 54. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iola KS 66749, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town of Iola (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cornstalks at Shannon's (approx. half a mile away); T. B. Shannon General Merchandise
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
2. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Founders of the Iola Public Library (approx. half a mile away); Northrup Bank and North Washington Street Businesses (approx. half a mile away); Northrup Bank (approx. half a mile away); L.L. Northrup (approx. half a mile away); Boyhood Home of General Funston (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iola.
 
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
3. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial
G.A.R. Emblem
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
4. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial Statue
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
5. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial Detail
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
6. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial
Looking NNW.
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Flag Holder image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
7. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Flag Holder
David Stonerock, Company E, 73rd Ohio Infantry image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
8. David Stonerock, Company E, 73rd Ohio Infantry
In the McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. cemetery plot.
Jackson Ross, Company E, 83rd US Colored Infantry image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
9. Jackson Ross, Company E, 83rd US Colored Infantry
In the McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. cemetery plot.
McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R.Memorial Rededication Committee image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 6, 2010
10. McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R.Memorial Rededication Committee
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on August 19, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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